Black History Fact Of The Day: Dr. Ulysses Grant Daily

Dr. Ulysses Grant Daily was a surgical assistant to the great Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Dr. Daily also achieved greatness in his own right. Dr. Ulysses Grant Daily achieved prominence in the medical field internationally. His achievements included: helping to found the International College of Surgeons, editing the Journal of the National Medical Association, being […]

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Black History Fact Of The Day: Tracking Spaceships, Photographing Earth, And More

Katherine Johnson invented a mathematical method for keeping track of spaceships that are outside of the Earth’s atmosphere. She also helped to invent a satellite that has the capability to photograph Earth, and find minerals that are buried under soil. Tweet

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Quote Of The Day

“We will not be satisfied to take one jot or title less than our full manhood rights. We claim for ourselves every single right that belongs to a freeborn American, political, civil and social; and until we get these rights we will never cease to protest and assail the ears of America. The battle we […]

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Some Interesting Facts About Harriet Tubman

• Harriet Tubman was born a slave. She escaped slavery in her early 20s. • Harriet Tubman was a confidante of John Brown. • Harriet Tubman was a frequent guest at the home of Ralph Waldo Emerson. • There was a $40,000 ransom for Harriet Tubman’s capture. • Harriet Tubman opened a home for the […]

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Black History Fact Of The Day: Lloyd Ferguson

Lloyd Ferguson is the first African American to receive a Ph.D in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. While a student at the University of California, Lloyd Ferguson created a compound that is capable of gaining and losing oxygen extremely quickly. This compound has been used as a source of oxygen for submarines. Mr. […]

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Home Team’s African History Challenge

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Frederick Douglass’s Advice To Dr. Daniel Hale Williams

Frederick Douglass was reportedly a distant relative of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, the first physician to perform open-heart surgery. Frederick Douglass gave Dr. Williams the following profound advice: “The only way you can succeed is to override the obstacles in your path; by the power that is within you to do what you hope to […]

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The National Black Convention’s 1853 Statement (Still Relevant Today)

“As a people, we feel ourselves to be not only deeply injured, but grossly misunderstand. Our white fellow-countrymen do not know us. They are strangers to our character, ignorant of our capacity, oblivious of or mist and progress, and are misinformed as to the principles and ideas that control and guide us, as a people. […]

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The History Of Black Business In New York: Part 1

“I fact, a third of all free black people lived and worked in white households and those who did not labored to support themselves in a tightly restricted job market. Four out of ten black men were in the unskilled rank and their proportion in the skilled trades sharply declined during the first decade of […]

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Dr. Olivia Hooker: Survivor Of The Black Wall Massacre

[SIDEBAR: She is brilliant and gorgeous!] Tweet

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